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Raksha Bandhan in Sri Lanka

Is Raksha Bandhan a Public Holiday?

Although Raksha Bandhan is not a public holiday, businesses and schools may be closed because it falls on the same date as Nikini Full Moon Poya Day in 2022.

Raksha Bandhan Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2014–2023.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2014SunAug 10Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2015SatAug 29Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2016ThuAug 18Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2017MonAug 7Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2018SunAug 26Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2019ThuAug 15Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2020MonAug 3Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2021SunAug 22Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2022ThuAug 11Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
2023WedAug 30Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.